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Table 4 Causes of surgical failure

From: A prospective cohort study assessing the clinical utility of the Cottle maneuver in nasal septal surgery

  Positive Cottle Negative Cottle All Patients
Reason for Surgical Failure Count % Total Count % Total Count % Total
Caudal Septal Deviation 4 4.2 1 2.2 5 3.5
Narrow External Nasal Valve (Static) 3 3.2 1 2.2 4 2.8
Valve Collapse (Dynamic) 0 0.0 1 2.2 1 0.7
Perforation 0 0.0 1 2.2 1 0.7
Untreated allergy 2 2.1 0 0.0 2 1.4
Nasal Polyps 0 0.0 1 2.2 1 0.7
TOTAL 9 9.5 5 10.9 14 9.9